The People’s Republic of China today sent its congratulations to Joe Biden on his election as President of the United States, almost a week after the announcement of the Democratic nominee’s victory.» We respect the choice of the American people. We send our congratulations to Biden and Harris,» Chinese spokesman Wang Wenbin.De told the press that the Russian Federation is speaking out. Four years ago, Russian leader Vladimir Putin was one of the first to congratulate Donald Trump on his election victory, but this time he has not formalized any messages.
«We believe the right thing to do would be to expect the official election result,» Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the press, while many leaders around the world congratulated former Vice President Barack Obama on November 7, China was delayed until this Friday to acknowledge his victory, claiming he wanted to expect the final results of the count. The spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated that the outcome of the election will be «confirmed in accordance with the laws and procedures in force in the United States.» To the position of countries that are currently «pending» the congratulations on Biden’s victory are the presidents of Mexico and Brazil, Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Jair Bolsonaro, respectively, who also wait for the official count of the votes to speak out. U.S. election authorities said today in a joint statement that there is «no evidence» of lost or changed votes or altered voting systems, as denounced by the campaign of Republican nominee, President Donald Trump, who refuses to admit the victory of Democrat Joe Biden.
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